Australian Gastrointestinal Research Alliance (AGIRA), led by Professors Nick Talley, Marjorie Walker (Newcastle) and Gerald Holtmann (Brisbane) is a coalition

Research Centre for

Research areas

Within AGIRA several interest groups have developed to focus on these topics:

  • Barrett's Oesophagus
  • Brain- Gut Axis
  • Coeliac Disease
  • Faecal Transfer in GI disease
  • Functional GI Disorders  – (principally Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Dyspepsia)
  • Mucosal Immunology in GI disease
  • Skin – Gut Interaction
  • Tools for GI Research – Questionnaires, Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Clinical Trials, GI function tests